Prospects for use of RITM reactors. An interview with Vitaly Petrunin

The prospects for use of RITM reactors are quite broad and are not limited only to the icebreaker fleet. An interview with Vitaly Petrunin, First Deputy General Director, First Deputy General Designer at JSC “Afrikantov OKBM”

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We consider shipbuilding one of the key business areas. An interview with Andrey Nikipelov

JSC “Atomenergomash,” the Mechanical Engineering Division of the Rosatom State Corporation, holds a strong position in the shipbuilding industry as a supplier of reactor plants. However, since recently the company has been trying its hand at new segments as well. Andrey Nikipelov, CEO of JSC “Atomenergomash,” spoke in an exclusive interview to about the development of floating power units, cooperation with foreign suppliers, and the prospects for establishing joint ventures with shipbuilders.

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Simulate the future. Igor Zotov’s interview

According to IAEA requirements the power unit project shall pass the verification process - testing on experimental models. While the physical stand is developed closer to the completion of the design of the reactor, its virtual analogue allows one to make adjustments to the design at the early stages of development. Using such stands it is possible to calculate algorithms in advance, eliminate discrepancies, which, in its turn, will increase the accuracy of work, and help reduce the time and cost of the project at all the stages. 

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The issues of relevance of the world nuclear market development with regard to fast reactors. Interview with Sergey Shepelev

Sergey Fedorovich, lately there has been news regarding the development of fast reactors in different countries. For example, the US announced hearings concerning the construction of a fast reactor, and this area is developing in a range of other countries too. Does it indicate that the subject matter of fast reactors is becoming increasingly relevant?

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